Laws Aimed at ‘Protecting’ Children Drive 15-Year-Old to Suicide

Third of Three from Gus: Recently I wrote on parenting, and how nobody within school administration has any sense of humor or proportionality in punishment anymore. Both of those articles stemmed from of story of Christian Ademek out of Alabama that brought those issues and the emotions involved to the forefront of my mind. This article comesContinue reading “Laws Aimed at ‘Protecting’ Children Drive 15-Year-Old to Suicide”

Parenting for the Real World

Second of three from Gus: I parent this way: I’d rather teach knife safety than pretend that knives don’t exist and admonish my son from ever touching one. Same would go for firearms, if I could own any. Teaching proper safety keeps kids safe. Pretending dangers don’t exist, or forbidding kids from touching something thatContinue reading “Parenting for the Real World”

Meet Our Writers: Introducing ‘Eddie Sidgeweck’

FACTS / NU wants to do a better job of engaging the readers of this blog and our other materials. To that end, we have assembled a number of registrants or registrants’ family members who will contribute under pen names. Here’s the second of our writers: _ _ _ From “Eddie Sidgeweck”: Like Gus, EddieContinue reading “Meet Our Writers: Introducing ‘Eddie Sidgeweck’”